Powers of attraction could decimate deadly starfish

7 Apr 2017
A single female crown-of-thorns starfish can produce up to 120 million offspring in one spawning season

An American who fell in love with both the Great Barrier Reef and his wife via The University of Queensland has led a breakthrough discovery that could protect one of the Seven Natural Wonders.

Husband-and-wife Professor Bernard Degnan and Associate Professor Sandie Degnan, believe they, along with research colleagues, can use the powers of attraction to decimate one of the reef’s fiercest enemies.

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